It is an upcoming Indian Hindi historical drama television series, which is scheduled to premiere on 10th October 2016 and will be broadcast on TV Channel Star Plus. The series Chandra Nandini will be produced by Balaji Telefilms of Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor and directed by Ranjan kumar singh.
The series will be aired on every Monday to Friday nights.
In the new TV Series – Chandra Nandini, Rajat Tokas will play the character of Chandragupta Maurya and Jineet Rath will play as young character of Chandragupta Maurya.
The series is a historical drama and based on the life of Chandragupta Maurya, one of the major Indian Emperors of ancient India. Shweta Basu Prasad will play the role of Nandini in the show .
It has been so soon dubbed in Tamil on TV Channel Star Vijay as Chandira Nandini even before its launch in Star Plus.
The Name of Main Characters of Chandra Nandini:
- Rajat Tokas as Chandragupta Maurya
- Shweta basu Prasad as Nandini
- Tanu Khan as Durdhara
- Jineet Rath as Young Chandragupta
- Angel Rupchandani as Young Nandini
- Vimarsh Roshan as Maurya Nath
- Mansi Sharma as Raja Padmanabhan’s Wife, Avantika
- Sanjeev Siddharth as Amatya Rakshas
- Manoj Kolhatkar as Chanakya
- Arpit Ranka as Ranantha Padmanabhan
- Papiya Sengupta as Moora (Chandragupt’s mother)
- Alexx O’Nell as Alexander
- Chetan Hansraj as Parvatak Malayketu
- Vibhuti Thakur as Kanika, chandragupt’s foster mother
About Chandra Nandini: The story backs to 3rd century showing the life of Mauryan founder Chandragupta Maurya and his wife. The serial goes by the name “Chandra Nandni” where Chandra stands for Chandragupta Maurya and Nandini represents his wife, the warrior princess.
The Nanda dynasty ruled Patliaputra. Mahapadma Nanda was the founder of the dynasty. He was the son of the king of the Shishu Naag dynasty from his Shudra wife. Nandini was the daughter of Dhana Nanda.
It is believed that Chandragupta Maurya killed Dhana Nanda to acquire his kingdom with the help of Chanakya. Some people believe he even married Dhana Nanda’s daughter. So, the serial Chandra-Nandni focuses a deep and intense story between Chandragupta Maurya and the princess.
In the serial, Nandni is no ordinary princess. In fact, She is a warrior princess who grows up learning war tactics right from her childhood.
Nandini who is the daughter of Dhana Nanda in the serial, hates Chandragupta as he killed her family and happiness. He is her biggest enemy yet the two marry as part of the war treaty. The two are bound by hatred but later things change between them.
Watch the promo of Chandra Nandini here: